Violence, Desire, and the Sacred Paperback

Girard's Mimetic Theory Across the Disciplines

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Violence, Desire, and the Sacred

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Violence, Desire and the Sacred presents the most up-to-date inter-disciplinary work being developed with the ground-breaking insights of Rene Girard's mimetic theory. The collection showcases the work of outstanding scholars in mimetic theory and how they are applying and developing Girard's insights in a variety of fields. Girard's mimetic insight has provided a fruitful way for different disciplines, such as literature, anthropology, theology, religion studies, cultural studies, and philosophy, to engage on common anthropological ground, with a shared understanding of the human person. The aim of this edited collection is to present this interdisciplinary work and to illustrate how Girard's insights provide fertile ground for bringing together disparate disciplines in a shared purpose. As academic work on Girard's insights is growing, this collection would meet the need to show the critical, interdisciplinary applications of these insights.

Violence, Desire, and the Sacred was published by Continnuum-3PL in February 2014. The ISBN for Violence, Desire, and the Sacred is 9781628925685.

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Details for Violence, Desire, and the Sacred

Page last updated 19th July 2016
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinnuum-3PL (February 2014)
Number of Pages312
Thickness17 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4255510
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